coordinate clause

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a clause in a complex sentence that is grammatically equivalent to the main clause and that performs the same grammatical function

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One speaks of a pivot for coordinate clauses or of a pivot for relative clauses, etc.
Similarly, in example (5), the ideational content is structured mainly in the form of coordinate clauses rather than subordinate clauses.
It is made up of a series of coordinate clauses, representing, in my opinion, life which lurches at us, camouflaging the one clause that will eventually kill us.
In the next stage, 4 types of coordinate clauses are examined: (i) coordinate main clauses with a subject (MC), (ii) coordinate main clauses without a subject (MVC), (iii) coordinate subordinate clauses with a subject (SC), (iv) coordinate subordinate clauses without a subject (SVC).